Category: Asia

Pakistan Median Age

Pakistan 2019

Yearbook 2019 Pakistan. Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman began his Asian tour in February to visit Pakistan. During the visit, the Crown Prince ordered the release of 2,100 Pakistanis detained in Saudi...

Oman Median Age

Oman 2019

Yearbook 2019 Oman. In March, Oman was put on the EU list of states that can be called tax havens and that facilitate tax evasion from other countries. According to the EU, the country...

North Korea 2019

North Korea 2019

Yearbook 2019 North Korea. In January, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un visited China’s President Xi Jinping in Beijing. The visit was arranged, according to the South Korean news agency Yonhap, with the aim...

Nepal Median Age

Nepal 2019

Yearbook 2019 Nepal. In the spring, a record number of climbers tried to reach the summit of Mount Everest. The large number in combination with unusually strong winds caused cows to be formed on...

Myanmar Median Age

Myanmar 2019

Yearbook 2019 Burma. In 2019, Burma did not come closer to a solution to the Rohingya crisis in the state of Rakhine. The country was subjected to continued criticism of the persecution of the...

Mongolia Median Age

Mongolia 2019

Yearbook 2019 Mongolia. The year began with political chaos. More than half of the elected parliament boycotted the protest against President Miyegombyn Enkhbold, accused of corruption. His own party, the ruling Mongolian People’s Party,...

Maldives Median Age

Maldives 2019

Yearbook 2019 Maldives. The April parliamentary election was the first held since Abdulla Yamin 2018 lost the power he tried to maintain and strengthen with questionable methods. The major winner of the election became...

Malaysia Median Age

Malaysia 2019

Yearbook 2019 Malaysia. Malaysia’s economy slowed down during the year. For the period July to September, GDP grew by 4.4%, the lowest growth in one year. The US-China trade war contributed to this. But...

Lebanon Median Age

Lebanon 2019

Yearbook 2019 Lebanon. It took Lebanon over eight months of negotiations before a new government could be in place by the end of January. Admittedly, at the May 2018 parliamentary elections, which was the...

Laos 2019

Laos 2019

Yearbook 2019 Laos. At the end of October, power began to be delivered from the Xayaburi power plant project, one of five planned major power plants in the Mekong River in Laos. The Thai-owned...